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Telephone
0330 123 2523
Address
Cornwall College St Austell Tregonissey Road St Austell Cornwall PL25 4Dj
Email
enquiries@cornwall.ac.uk
Opening Hours
8:30 - 17:00

Cornwall College St Austell

We offer one of the widest ranges of vocational courses from Acting to Visual Art to Catering and Construction, with all subject areas located in dedicated learning environments, giving you focused quality training with industry led programmes to deliver key skills. 

At Cornwall College St Austell our specialist courses will give you the right environment to explore, discover and progress.  Whether you are interested in catering, hairdressing, construction or media; our highly practical courses are designed to allow you to grow in confidence and ability, giving you the chance to progress to University study or employment. 

As well as full-time courses, we also offer apprenticeships across a wide range of subjects and we also provide professional qualifications for people looking to enhance their career prospects and aspirations. 

Please notify us in advance if you are unable to attend college via our Absence Form

  Featured Courses

AAT Professional Diploma In Accounting

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


For anyone wishing to study advanced accounting and wanting to obtain an internationally recognised professional accounting qualification. You already have an existing Level 3 qualification in accounting and want to develop more complex accounting knowledge, gain more specialist skills in related areas such as tax. During this qualification, you will learn advanced accounting skills e.g. financial statements for limited companies, complex management accounting tasks, management skills and specialist learning areas. We also offer this course off-site at St Mellion

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Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship – Light Vehicle

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


If you want to make it to the top of the car industry, if you’re going to be one of the very best automotive engineers out there, then look no further than this course. Written by employers within the automotive retail industry, the Motor Vehicle Service & Maintenance Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard is suitable for aspiring technicians. Learn to service and repair light vehicles, replace components, solve complex faults, use diagnostic methods and equipment, as well as a whole array of other skills. A motor vehicle technician services and repairs light vehicles, working in either a dealership that focuses on a particular manufacturer, or for an independent garage. Working on all systems found within the vehicle, the nature of the work ranges from replacing simple parts, right through to diagnosing and rectifying complex faults with the use of diagnostic methods and equipment. Everything on this course has been designed to give you an advanced skillset and everything you need to excel in the industry. You’ll be studying the components of vehicle maintenance in detail, working with complex systems across different vehicles, benefitting not only from theoretical and practical training at college, but also the knowledge/skills of your colleagues at work, and peers in your class, all of whom with different and varied experience across our very diverse industry. Our workshop features industry-standard equipment and kit, exactly like a working garage and because of our association with the IMI, garages and workshops throughout the UK recognise that our graduates are talented and confident mechanics, ready to get to work in any automotive setting, employers therefore know an automotive qualification from The Cornwall College Group means you have the very best skills as an automotive technician.

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Commis Chef Apprenticeship

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


A commis chef is the most common starting position in many kitchens and is, in principle, the most junior culinary role. A commis chef prepares food and carries out basic cooking tasks under the supervision of a more senior chef.? The primary objective of the commis chef is to learn and understand how to carry out the basic functions in every section of the kitchen. Therefore having the opportunity to experience, consider and value each section with a view to choosing an area where they feel most inspired. The learning journey of any chef will vary from one chef to the next but should always allow an apprentice to understand and have experience in the basics the role provides in order to progress to any future senior chef role. State of the art facilities, expert staff and fantastic industry links are all utilised to offer an exciting and dynamic experience.

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Supporting Teaching And Learning

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This qualification provides learners with an understanding of the knowledge needed when working directly with children and young people in a school or college environment. The qualification covers elements including children and young people’s development, safeguarding their welfare and communication and professional relationships.

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  Facilities

The Space

Cornwall College St Austell student zone called The Space - wide shot of whole room

At our St Austell campus we have a brand new student social area, The Space.

Fully furnished with lounge seating, a chill-out room to watch DVDs, a pool table, dart board, and multiple video game consoles – it is a great place to spend time with friends in between lessons.

All design decisions were driven by our learner voice. This space, “The Space”, is for them.

The Bay

Students getting food in Bicton College's restaurant

The Bay cafeteria is our dedicated outlet for all learners, visitors and staff to take a break and have access to a great range of hot meals, an extensive salad bar, snacks, hot & cold drinks and refreshments. All dietary requirements are catered for by professional, friendly staff and students alike. Opening for breakfast and lunch, please come and take advantage of our competitively priced offerings.

  Subject Areas

Access to HE
Accounting
Arts & Media
Business School
Catering
Children, Schools & Families
Construction
Digital Academy
Engineering
Foundation Learning
GCSEs & Functional Skills
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Health & Social Care
Hospitality & Front of House
Motor Vehicle
Music & Performing Arts
Social Care & Health
Travel & Tourism

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  Events

Cornwall College St Austell Courses and Careers Advice Event

Cornwall College St Austell Courses and Careers Advice Event

26 November 2020, 17:00-19:00


Twilight Taster Evening at Cornwall College St Austell

Twilight Taster Evening at Cornwall College St Austell

19 January 2021, 17:00-19:00


  News

Minister in “very positive” meeting on new college build

Minister in “very positive” meeting on new college build

16th October 2020


Cornish skateboarding documentary makes film comp podium

Cornish skateboarding documentary makes film comp podium

12th August 2020


Future careers take centre stage at virtual college open day

Future careers take centre stage at virtual college open day

6th July 2020


Cornwall College St Austell is hosting a second virtual open day for all 16-18 school leavers on Thursday 23rd July 5-7pm.

College joins forces with local GPs to train

College joins forces with local GPs to train

26th June 2020


St Austell residents can now benefit from a healthy living scheme thanks to a partnership between GPs and a local college. Local residents already benefiting from a healthy living scheme can now study to become part of the future workforce.

Exciting partnership to transform care training in Cornwall

Exciting partnership to transform care training in Cornwall

5th June 2020


Cornwall Care and The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) have partnered to create a new Care Academy that will secure the quality training and development of the county’s next generation of carers.